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Heller's Regret
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Series: Heller, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
There’s not much ordinary about Tilly Chalmers’ life as a security officer. Her latest assignments – two jobs involving children; protection of a valuable jewellery collection; and security at an unusual conference – provide plenty of adventures for her. But it’s her private life, including her complex relationship with her beautiful boss, Heller, causing her greatest personal challenges yet.
Midnight in Malamulele
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A scream pierces the South African night sending the small Mother of Angels convent into turmoil. Annabelle Chase, a visiting crime reporter from Denver, discovers a beheaded nun swiftly taking her and the local Detective N.F. Baloyi into a savage confrontation with machete-wielding ritual killers.
Queen Isabeau's Book: an Edward Red Mage mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
All wizard-for-hire Edward Red Mage really wants is to tell fortunes and cast spells for the lower classes of Belcamp-a-Lyr. But when an attempt is made on the life of the King's Royal Wizard, Edward has to take his place. Can a common-born wizard protect a Queen from a conspiracy against the throne? And can he avoid the advances of a beautiful, but possibly murderous, circus performer?
Brother Pig
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When roly-poly slaughterhouse worker Aaron Jessup finds his boss’s heart lodged in a pig carcass, he must clear his name before someone decides to take a meat hook to him.
An Individual Will
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DCI Barbara Black investigates the curious death of Adrian Mansfield, an artistic young man cast adrift in a boat on Amberton lake. He has been tied into a sitting position with an insulting sign hung about his neck. Murder is assumed, but Barbara's investigations take us into escalating family tragedy and Adrian's dark, antinatalist philosophy. Thought-provoking detective fiction.
Piercing the Darkness
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Series: Deepest Darkness, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Get set for the continuation of the Deepest Darkness series with Book Two, the sequel to Running into the Darkness by D. A. Bale.
Summer of Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,410. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
More than just the weather is heating up this particular summer of Alice King’s life, never expecting the inferno that would grow from her decision to research into a missing person case closed by the police over a decade earlier. Summer of Fire is the story of a young woman’s search to discover her true identity, little realising the implications that the truth she unravels will have.
Ballrooms and Blackmail: A Regency romantic mystery, Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,890. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
The POLITICS of MURDER
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,100. Language: Australian English. Published: September 26, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Dan Brennan and Mac McLean are back again in this exciting yet challenging thriller of thrillers. Instead of a simple case of murder, the two detectives find themselves embroiled in a conspiracy that extends up the line of command to the very top. When an assassination team is sent to execute them, it can only mean one thing… the Prime Minister himself has betrayed them.
Sylvie's Cowboy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sylvie once had a penthouse, a Ferrari, jewels, and rich friends. Now she has what she can cram into her “classic” VW, plus half of a ranch in Nowhereville—shared with The Abominable Cowboy. Walt inherited The Pouty Princess when her father “died.” Walt’s supposed to keep her safe and happy. Ha! She’s dating a criminal, her dad’s still alive, and Walt lives a double life. What could go wrong?
Murder Shrieks Out
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Series: The Niagara Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,190. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A body has been washed up by the Whirlpool in the Niagara River. At first, it is thought to be a suicide. However, further investigation proves otherwise. It has become a murder case, one that affects the life of the deceased’s co-worker, Jenny Aldred. As the events unravel, there is further murder, a lost teenager, and the beginning of a romance for Jenny and the detective assigned to the case.
The Strange Girl
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Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: British English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Private Investigator Sam Dyke is hired to find a man who’s been released from prison and subsequently gone missing. But the ex-con is an ex-cop who might have been imprisoned for a crime that he didn’t commit.
The Demands of the Dead
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When two Mexican police are murdered in guerrilla territory in Chiapas, Mexico, a US firm close to the Mexican government is contracted to do an independent investigation. Mark Brown has his own ghosts and his own agenda, and has to work both sides to solve the case, in a place where any mistake could endanger lives - or reignite a war.
MELTDOWN - The Complete Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon Special Agent Sam Jameson never pays much attention to the crackpots and goofballs with their shrill economic doomsday predictions… until their dire conjecture suddenly comes true. That's when her week blazes past horrible and crashes headlong into nightmarish.
Who Censored Roger Rabbit?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
Gary K. Wolf creates a wonderfully skewed–and totally believable–world made up of equal parts Raymond Chandler, Lewis Carroll, and Walt Disney. A riotously surreal spoof of the hard-boiled detective novel. Packed with action and laughs. Wolf’s cult classic, highly praised novel is the basis for the blockbuster Walt Disney/Steven Spielberg film Who Framed Roger Rabbit.
Senior Assassin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,270. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Her dreams of a trip across Europe on a luxury train hadn’t included murder…In 1937, with the clouds of war looming on the horizon, librarian Fiona Vancleave dreams of luxury train trips involving exotic places and romantic interludes. But when she wins a trip on the Orient Express, she quickly discovers that things aren’t quite as she envisioned them.
Murder Has No Tongue
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Series: The Niagara Murder Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A young boy is found wandering along the Niagara River dressed only in his pajamas and holding a teddy bear. Meanwhile a woman’s body is found at the base of one of the Niagara towers. Looks like suicide, but was it? And what was the little boy doing wandering about at 6 a.m. on a cold November morning? Are the two related? It is up to Jenny Aldred and Sgt. Wm. Janes to solve these mysteries.
Murder On The Lane
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Series: The Niagara Murder Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two bodies were found in a field off Lundy's Lane. Jenny Aldred and Sgt. Wm. Janes become star-crossed lovers in this exciting story of murder and suicide, as Janes becomes interested in the beautiful physiotherapist, Lee Monserra, and Jenny discovers handsome George Arkwright is not all he seems to be. It is only when Jenny’s life is in danger that the unexpected solution is revealed.
Merit Badge Murder
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Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When CIA agent Merry Wrath is "accidently" outted, she's forced her into early retirement, changes her appearance, and moves where no one will ever find her—Iowa. Instead of black bag drops in Bangkok, she now spends her time leading a young Girl Scout troop. But Merry's new simple life turns not-so-simple when an enemy agent shows up dead at scout camp.
The Rune House
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.